Browse Collections (92 total)

The Syrian Society of the City of New York

Introduction The Syrian Society of the City of New York was among the first charitable associations dedicated exclusively to the interests of…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

SyrianSocietyofNY_1893Annual_Report_OCRwm.pdf

Al-Hoda, الهدى

Introduction Al-Hoda, or الهدى, [The Guidance] was the longest-lived of the early Arabic newspapers, published from 1898 until 1972. It was…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

alhoda_19041205.pdf

al-Majalla al-Tijarriya [The Syrian-American Commercial Magazine]

Introduction Al-Majalla al-Tijarriya [المجلة التجارية], or The Syrian-American Commercial Magazine, was an Arabic-language monthly journal published…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Nagib T. Abdou

Introduction Dr. Nagib Tannous Abdou was born in Baskinta, located in modern-day Lebanon, on February 10, 1876. Around 1892, he left the Levant for…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

AS_PO57683_Medicine_and_Commerce_OCR_WM.pdf

Mikhail Asad Rustum

Introduction Mikhail Asad Rustum [al-Rustum] was an early Arab-American author born in the mid-nineteenth century in what is today Lebanon. He…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

Diwan al-Ghareeb fi al-Gharb 1909 Volume 2wm.pdf

Publisher: Miscellaneous

This collection contains books published by miscellaneous authors and publishers based in the United States; these are books which we have only one…

1904_Sarkis_United Hearts in the United States.pdf

Publisher: The Syrian-American Press & Al-Hoda Press

This collection contains full texts and excerpts published by the Syrian-American Press.The Syrian-American Press was established by Salloum Mokarzel…

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Creighton Collection

Introduction This collection contains photographs taken and compiled into an album by the twentieth-century missionaries Clara Elise Linn and Roy…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا

Introduction كوكب أمريكا, or Kawkab Amirka [Star of America] was the first Arabic-language newspaper published in the United States. It was published…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

kawkab amirka_vol 1 no 52_apr 7 1893_wmc.pdf

Books

These collections contain fully digitized copies of books pertaining to the Lebanese diaspora. Some books are collected in full, while others are…

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Documents

These collections contain historic documents. Many of the items in this collection are digitized versions of governmental or legal documents. These…

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Newspapers and Journals

These collections contain historic newspapers and journals.The collections in this group consist two main categories. The first are digitizations of…

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Family Collections

These collections have been donated by Lebanese American families. They reflect the multifaceted experience of immigrants spanning from the nineteenth…

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Antoine Khater

These materials were provided by Antoine F. Khater.Biography Antoine F. Khater is a poet, translator, and theoretical physicist. Khater was born in…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

Antoine Khater _  poems Binder_wm.pdf

Mokarzel Family

Introduction Naoum Antoun Mokarzel (1864-1932) and Salloum Antoun Mokarzel (1881-1952) were influential intellectuals who immigrated to the United…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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The Syrian World

Introduction The Syrian World was founded by Salloum Mokarzel, a Lebanese-American intellectual. Salloum Mokarzel was the younger brother of Naoum…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

https://www.dropbox.com/s/m35zl6pp19z7g90/TSW1926_07reducedWM.pdf

The Syrian Business Directory

Introduction In 1908 Salloum Mokarzel (the brother of Naoum Mokarzel, the publisher of Al-Hoda, one of the earliest Arabic newspapers in the US)  and…

Syrian-American Business Directory 1908-1909_ocr_wm.pdf

Thomas Family

Lorraine Thomas interview with Mandy Benter, 2014

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Matthews Family

Images donate by Trey Matthews. Contains images from the Safy and Rabil families.Introduction This collection contains images and documents pertaining…

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Willett Family

Introduction The Willett family is descended from John Rasheed (Richard) Saleeby (February 15, 1896-June 16, 1969), who was one of the seven children…

Contributors: Nathan Willett, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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